Identify the case study you selected. Explain whether the primary offender demonstrates features of a disciplined psychopath or an undisciplined psychopath. Provide examples to support your conclusion. Explain how these features differ from those displayed by individuals with antisocial personalities or narcissism. Explain the challenges a forensic psychology professional might have working with individuals with antisocial personality disorder or psychopathy.
Support your post with references to the Learning Resources and other academic sources.
Case Study #1
FPSY 6201 Psychological Aspects of Violent Crime Week 6 Case Studies
Paul is a 31-year-old man who was recently arrested for shooting a store manager during a robbery. He has a history of aggression and violating the law, including burglary, robbery, assault, and numerous drug charges. He is a high school dropout and has never been able to hold a job. When he first meets someone, he can come across as engaging, funny, and charming. He has been in numerous relationships; however, in those relationships he was emotionally detached and parasitic, as well as verbally and physically abusive. He has a volatile temperament and no sense of obligation or responsibility to anyone. His crimes often display a complete lack of empathy for his victims.